D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion

D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion

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Pânico em preto e branco. Soldado ou não um menino é só um menino. German soldiers, date unknown.  The reality of War.  Many soldiers on both sides were little more than kids.

Pânico em preto e branco. Soldado ou não um menino é só um menino. German soldiers, date unknown. The reality of War. Many soldiers on both sides were little more than kids.

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German soldiers after a street fight in Novorossiysk, 1943

German soldiers after a street fight in Novorossiysk, 1943

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The severe effects of shellshock, what we now know as PTSD, on a WWI soldier

The severe effects of shellshock, what we now know as PTSD, on a WWI soldier

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July 1, 1916. The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. Despite the heavy loss of life and failure to achieve the expected breakthrough, Field Marshal Haig and General Rawlinson deemed the attack a success, so much that the offensive was to continue for a further four months, only ending with the onset of winter. - prisonersofeternity.co.uk

July 1, 1916. The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. Despite the heavy loss of life and failure to achieve the expected breakthrough, Field Marshal Haig and General Rawlinson deemed the attack a success, so much that the offensive was to continue for a further four months, only ending with the onset of winter. - prisonersofeternity.co.uk

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Infographic: The Art of War

Infographic: The Art of War

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(Lee Marvin said,) "at Iwo , I served under the bravest man I ever knew... what he did for his Navy Cross made mine look cheap. He stood on Red beach and directed his troops to move forward off the beach.. Bullets flying by, with mortar rounds landing everywhere and he stood there as the main target of gunfire so that he could get his men to safety. more than once because his men's safety was more important than his own life." The Sergeant's name: Bob Keeshan - Captain Kangaroo.

(Lee Marvin said,) "at Iwo , I served under the bravest man I ever knew... what he did for his Navy Cross made mine look cheap. He stood on Red beach and directed his troops to move forward off the beach.. Bullets flying by, with mortar rounds landing everywhere and he stood there as the main target of gunfire so that he could get his men to safety. more than once because his men's safety was more important than his own life." The Sergeant's name: Bob Keeshan - Captain Kangaroo.

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Vuorien taa

Vuorien taa

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Key Dates in World War Two

Key Dates in World War Two

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